About your Search

20140226
20140306
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4
in the front row. and after that speech, our then secretary of state, hillary clinton, made the statement that mubarak needs to be gone yesterday, he needs to be gone yesterday. the egyptian people didn't understand why it appeared to them that the new administration was supporting the muslim brotherhood opposing mubarak and implying that the leader of the muslim brotherhood should come to power. and as they demonstrated in the streets, mubarak was pushed out and into elected office -- was the leader of the miami brotherhood. and it is incompetence in the government and each move was that they wouldn't some another election and the individual ights they had was going to be diminished. and the 83 million egyptians, of which 5.6 million voted for morsi as president and he did an incompetent job and as the economy went into shambles. we were better off under mubarak, they said. on june 30 of last summer, the egyptian people emerged into the streets and out of 83 million egyptians, 30 million to 33 million came to the strees to put st to remove morsi and in a government of the people. and jun
-pass it again three years later. then it was signed by president clinton and became law. and acted 20 years ago. the one thing i want to do is encourage everybody in the future that is working on this important issue -- it is important. to include all sales and background checks. you have just heard the reason why. theeral examples of it -- internet and gun shows. i want to encourage everybody that just because there's a public outcry does not mean that we are going to get a bill passed. it takes work and it takes time. it takes persistence. with that, we will win again. i have no doubt whatsoever. it will be a proud day and i want come back over here the day passes. i promise i will not leave until then. [applause] wanted me to give everybody a big hello. he is sorry he could not be here today. it is a little hard for him to travel anymore. for those of you who helped us, thank you so very much. for those of you on the brady staff, the president and everybody else who is working on --now, i see they have got we're going to win and finish the job. thank you. [applause] sarah.k you, one of the m
clinton. [applause] but i digress. now, as you heard from my friend, jeff lord, gerald ford to a very weak democratic candidate named jimmy carter. to win in 1980 and in 1984 to my two of the biggest landslides in modern history -- i would remind karl , the popular vote and the electoral college. [applause] having campaigned personally for reagan in 1976 and in 1980, i want you to listen to me. i feel certain he would be enormously proud of you. in fact, i bet he would have been thrilled to stand before you right here and thank you for all you are doing, and all you , and congratulate you on this fifth anniversary of the tea party. is appropriate to end my comments with a truism from president reagan, which is the last paragraph of my book, "liberty and tyranny," which most of you have heard by now, but i will repeat it anyway for those who have not. reagan wrote and said this many times. freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. ourid not pass it to children in the bloodstream. it must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. or one day we wil
the administration. secretary kerry, secretary clinton. preparing the way for all of this. and the leadership of the countries involved that we have this joint sanctions regime in place for these negotiations. >> madam leader, last couple weeks, certainly the last couple dice taste some your very closest friends in this body have announced their retirement. mr. dingell, mr. waxman, mr. andrews is leaving. i wonder if so many people leaving after this congress, or during it, makes you re-evaluate how long you'll stay here. >> no it doesn't. it's very sad these people are leaving. they are fabulous, their legislative records, mr. dingell, mr. waxman, mr. miller, legislative virtue owe sews -- irtueo sews -- virtueo sows. rush holt, rob andrews from new jersey, fabulous hems of congress. god bless them. george miller, mr. waxman they have been here 40 years each. they want to go do something else or go home. mr. dingell, i think by the time he leaves it will be 59 years. no. they go with their pace. gi at my. we miss them. they are fabulous. there's the pot and lots of people are very excited ab
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4